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Poet Edward Lear    Poet Edward Lear
[1812 - Edward Lear, illustrator, poet, born in London]

Florence Nightingale   Nurse Florence Nightingale
[1820 - Florence Nightingale, health activist, nurse, born in Florence, Italy]

Statesman Henry Cabot Lodge
[1850 - Henry Cabot Lodge, statesman,
historian, born in Boston, Massachusetts]

Captain Mildred McAfee
[1900 - Captain Mildred McAfee (Horton), first Director of Navy
WAVES, Wellesley College President, born in Parkville, Missouri]

Actress Katharine Hepburn  Katharine Hepburn in African Queen
[1907 - Katharine Hepburn, Academy Award-winning Actress, born in Hartford, Connecticut]

Journalist & Anchor Howard K. Smith
[1914 - Howard K. (Kingsbury) Smith, journalist,
born in Ferriday, Louisiana]

Anchor Tom Snyder
[1936 - Tom (Thomas James) Snyder, TV Host,
journalist, born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin]

Comedian George Carlin   Comedian George Carlin
[1937 - George Denis Patrick Carlin, comedian, born in Manhattan]

Eniwetok Atoll H-bomb Test
[1951 - First US H-Bomb test is conducted on Eniwetok Atoll]

[1977 - Eagles earn gold record for Hotel California]

You can check out any time you like, but you can never leave.

Screams & Moans

Rocket Launcher RPG-7

RPGs take off my knees,
But peace can never hurt me.

double amputee

William's Whimsical Words:

RPG: Rocket Propelled Grenade (a weapon that has been around for over fifty years).

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